Stuart Smalley

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Cam'ron and Action Bronson Should Win Short Feature Oscars For Their Incredible Vines

    No disrespect to Riff Raff, whose Vine game is tight. But when it comes to expressing the cinematic mind in six second video loops, no one is holding it down quite like Cam'ron and Action Bronson. These two are doing some incredible things with the app. Cam is like a young Guy Ritchie the way he mix ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Grant Cardone Takes to the Huffington Post to Head Off "Haters"

    Loves criticism, apparently​Grant Cardone, NatGeo's "Turnaround King" proves, at least, that he can write inspirational salespeak babble with the best of them in a post he put up at the Huffington Post today. Titled "Why Criticism Is Important To Success," Cardone does everything but actuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Down With Al Franken!

    I'm beyond horrified that Al Franken will be sworn in as a Minnesota senator. Not because of his liberal politics, mind you--I adore them-- but because people sometimes mistake me for the comic-turned-politico, and I was secretly hoping he'd go away so this wouldn't happen anymore. I am not making ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    What's The Best SNL Character Evah?

    Saturday Night Live has hit many a rough patch, but it keeps on trucking, like a plane that's lost half its engines, but still manages to glide. And for decades it's given us some priceless jewels of comic characterization, reaching some kind of giddy high watermark with Tina Fey's impression of s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Al Franken Certified; Fraud at Polls!

    After a long series of recounts, challenges, etc., the Minnesota Board of Canvassers has certified the election of comedian Al Franken to the U.S. Senate from Minnesota. Stuart Smalley is in! Anticipating this result, the Wall Street Journal tells its readers that it's all a fix: "Strange things kee ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2003

    New Kinds of Monsters

    Metal's Diverse Underground Leaves Metallica in the Dust

  • Film

    July 2, 2002
  • Film

    August 21, 2001
  • News

    March 13, 2001
  • Columns

    August 31, 1999
  • News

    March 16, 1999

    Shtick & Soul

    Al Franken Mainstreams the L-Word